I’ve seen the Violent Femmes a couple of times. Great fun always. I’ll go again I’m sure – I hope. If we ever get past this Covid-thing to the level that we bring the international bands back in, as promised, then the Femmes is one of the bands on the cards – and one I’ll […]
Violent Femmes, Violent Femmes (1983) It wasn’t the first Violent Femmes album I heard (that was a compilation) but it is the band’s first – and their very best. Everything you need to know about this band is on this record. It’s a classic debut. Perfect summation. There are other good songs on some of […]
Plus1 proudly presents Milwaukee’s finest, Violent Femmes live in Auckland and Wellington in March performing so many of those songs we hold dear to their hearts. Grab your pals and get ready for classics like Blister In The Sun, Gone Daddy Gone, Kiss Off, Add it Up, American Music, Please Do Not Go & gems off new album Hotel Last Resort.
It was packed, with students, music fans and hoons and there was a great atmosphere. The Spines were Ross, Wendy, Neill and me that night and we were up for it. We were like a huge rhythm engine in those days playing in odd funky time signatures with intense and sometimes insane vocals. We had […]